On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 2014

  • Nov 1 Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), dies at 48
  • Nov 1 Jackie Fairweather, Australian triathlete (ITU World Championships gold 1996), commits suicide at 46
  • Nov 2 (Bernard) "Acker" Bilk, British clarinetist who was part of the traditional jazz revival of the 1950s and 1960s, dies at 85
  • Nov 6 Carole Mathews [Jean Deifel], American actress (The Californians, Swamp Women), dies at 94
  • Nov 7 Gibson Kente, South African playwright and composer, dies at 82
  • Nov 8 Don Paul, 89, American football player, dies at 89
  • Nov 11 James Erb, American composer, arranger, and musicologist (Shenendoah), dies at 88
  • Nov 12 Richard Pasco, British actor (Gorgon, Arch of Triumph), dies at 88
  • Nov 12 Warren Clark, British actor, dies at 67
  • Nov 12 Marge Roukema, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey), dies at 85
  • Nov 13 Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92
  • Nov 14 Glen Larson, American television producer & writer, dies from esophageal cancer at 77
  • Nov 14 Jane Byrne, American politician and 50th Mayor of Chicago, dies at 81
  • Nov 15 Bunny Briggs [Bernard Briggs], American tap dancer 'Duke's dancer', dies at 92
  • Nov 16 Ian Craig, Australian cricket batsman and captain (11 Tests), dies from cancer at 79
  • Nov 17 Jimmy Ruffin, American soul singer (What Becomes of the Brokenhearted), dies at 78
  • Nov 17 Ray Sadecki, American MLB player, dies from blood cancer at 73
  • Nov 19 Mike Nichols [Mikhail Peschkowsky], German-American film director (Catch 22, The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), dies from cardiac arrest at 83
  • Nov 19 Riff West, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), dies at 64
  • Nov 20 Arthur Butterworth, British classical trumpet player and composer dies at 91
  • Nov 22 Alvin Brehm, American musician and composer, dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Dorothy May Bundy-Cheney, American tennis player, dies at 98
  • Nov 25 Joanna Dunham, English actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood), dies at 78
  • Nov 26 Frankie Fraser, English gangster who spent 42 years in jail, dies of complications related to surgery at 90
  • Nov 27 P. D. James [Phyllis Dorothy], Baroness James of Holland Park, English crime and mystery writer (Cover Her Face, Death in Holy Orders), dies at 94
  • Nov 27 Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer, dies in a coma after being hit by cricket ball 2 days earlier at 25
  • Nov 29 Mark Strand, American poet, editor and translator (Another Republic), dies at 80
  • Nov 30 Fred Catherwood, British politician, Vice President of the European Parliament (1989-1992), dies at 89
  • Nov 30 Go Seigen [Wu Qingyuan], Chinese-born Japanese Go master considered the greatest Go player in the 20th century, dies of natural causes at 100